Lance Armstrong Las Vegas press conference 2008

Reports in Italy claim that Lance Armstrong will meet with officials from the Tour de France before deciding whether or not he will compete in next year's race.

According to the Associated Press agency, Italian newspaper La Gazzetta dello Sport claimed on Sunday that Johan Bruyneel, the Astana team manager, and Armstrong have asked for a meeting with Tour officials. Only after the meeting will Armstrong come to a definitive decision.

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